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Welcome to the World Journal of Clinical Oncology

The World Journal of Clinical Oncology (WJCO) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of oncology.  It was launched on November 10, 2010 and is published bimonthly (6 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage oncologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJCO describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJCO are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks. The WJCO’s acceptance rate: 55%. Submit here >>

2016 Published Issues
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Godefridus Peters, PhD, Professor


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Journal Metrics

IPP (Impact per Publication) (2015): 3.306; SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper) (2015): 1.241.


2218-4333 (online)

Relationship and interactions of curcumin with radiation therapy  
Vivek Verma
World J Clin Oncol 7(3):275-283. Published online Jun 10, 2016. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v7.i3.275
Neoadjuvant therapy for gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma  
Emmanuelle Samalin, Marc Ychou
World J Clin Oncol 7(3):284-292. Published online Jun 10, 2016. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v7.i3.284
Basic Study
Association of colorectal cancer with pathogenic Escherichia coli: Focus on mechanisms using optical imaging  
Julie Veziant, Johan Gagnière, Elodie Jouberton, Virginie Bonnin, Pierre Sauvanet, Denis Pezet, Nicolas Barnich, Elisabeth Miot-Noirault, Mathilde Bonnet
World J Clin Oncol 7(3):293-301. Published online Jun 10, 2016. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v7.i3.293
Retrospective Cohort Study
Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy rate stable at major Canadian breast cancer center  
Amanda Roberts, Lakhbir Sandhu, Tulin D Cil, Stefan O P Hofer, Toni Zhong
World J Clin Oncol 7(3):302-307. Published online Jun 10, 2016. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v7.i3.302
Systematic Reviews
Extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma of lymph node: Pooled analysis of all reported cases  
Inderpaul Singh Sehgal, Harpreet Kaur, Sahajal Dhooria, Amanjit Bal, Nalini Gupta, Digambar Behera, Navneet Singh
World J Clin Oncol 7(3):308-320. Published online Jun 10, 2016. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v7.i3.308
Letters To The Editor
Awareness that early cancer lump is painless could decrease breast cancer mortality in developing countries  
Pankaj Garg
World J Clin Oncol 7(3):321-323. Published online Jun 10, 2016. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v7.i3.321